ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – College football’s first playoff championship game will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Monday, January 12, 2015.

While most of us won’t be able to afford a ticket to the big game, college football fans will have an opportunity to participate in three days of events leading up to kickoff.

The events were announced Friday morning, in advance of Saturday’s game between defending national champs Florida State University and Oklahoma State University.

Championship weekend events will include a fan festival and a series of concerts.  A championship tailgate will take place on Monday before the game.

Playoff Fan Central

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Friday, January 9 – Sunday, January 11

This multi-day fan festival will give thousands of fans the opportunity to be a part of the College Football Playoff Championship experience, with (tentative) appearances from the participating institutions’ bands, cheerleaders and mascots and mini pep rallies for each participating team. Filled with various activities including (but not limited to) interactive games, sponsor activities, special guest appearances and exhibits celebrating college football, this family friendly event will create memories that will last a lifetime.

Playoff Playlist Live!

American Airlines Center

Dates TBD

A virtual playlist for every segment of the population that makes up the college football fan base. Each day, the stage line up will be better than the last, with headline acts, sponsor programming and promotional activities. From Country to Pop and every musical genre in between, this multi-day event will be the gathering place for every college football fan.

Championship Tailgate

AT&T Stadium – Lot 4 and 5 ; East Side of AT&T Stadium

Monday, January 12, 2015

This interactive area adjacent to AT&T Stadium will allow fans to gather and enjoy interactive games, sponsor activities, concessions, ESPN broadcast sets, music and memory making. This event is free for fans with game tickets.

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